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Motorcyclist Training Course

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California Motorcylist Safety Program

California Motorcylist Safety Program

The Motorcycle Training Course (MTC) is part of the California Motorcyclist Safety Program (CMSP).  The MTC is designed for the beginner rider but will offer additional knowledge and practice for the more experienced rider. Topics include fear, understanding how motorcycles turn, proper cornering strategies and emergency crash avoidance skills.
 
This course consists of approximately 6 hours of classroom instruction and 10 hours of riding experience. The MTC is conducted on selected weekends. Please call (530) 662-0798 for available dates/schedule.

 

Students successfully completing this course will receive the DMV completion certificate (DL 389), which may waive the riding skills test at the California DMV. Your certificate will be mailed to you within 10 working days from the course completion date. Some insurance companies also offer discounts for completing the MTC. The MTC is required if you are under 21 to obtain your M1 permit or endorsement.

 

Registration Fees
 
Under age 21: $295.00
(Must be under 21 years of age on the day training begins)
 

21 or older: $350.00

 

Your registration fee is non-refundable once your scheduled class has started. You may cancel your class by contacting the Woodland Adult Education office at (530) 662-0798 3 days prior to the start date. A refund will be granted, less a $15 processing fee. No refunds will be given less than the 3 day notice.
 
Students under 18
 
Must be at least 15 ½ on the first day or training and have a parent or guardian accompany them to the first session to sign the waver form or bring a waiver with their parent or guardian’s notarized signature. You can request a waiver form to be mailed to you prior to class.
 
Rescheduling

 

You may transfer your registration to a future class, one time, with at least 24 hours’ notice prior to your class start date, at no additional charge. However, no refund will be provided should the rescheduled date be cancelled.
 
Your sessions may have to be rescheduled due to conditions beyond the control of the school. In the event of rain (not just the forecast of rain) all students must show up for the sessions as scheduled. The instructor will determine if it is safe to continue with the session. If you do not show and you fail to call in advance, you will be considered a “no-show.”
 
Documentation Required

 

All students must present a valid government-issued photo ID to the instructor at the first class session. The identification can be from California, another state, or another country.
 
Punctuality
 
Be sure to arrive at least 15 minutes before the start of each session. All sessions will start promptly as scheduled. If you are late you will be considered a “no-show” and your space may be given to a student on “stand-by.”
 
Clothing/Riding Gear Requirements

 

If you are not properly dressed for the riding sessions, you will not be allowed to ride and you will be considered a “no-show”.
 

Motorcycles are provided for the course.

 

Here is a list of items you will need for the riding sessions.
 
  • Full-face coverage or ¾ coverage, US Department of Transportation (DOT) helmet.
  • Shatter-resistant eye protection.
  • Sturdy over the ankle footwear Motorcycle specific footwear recommended. High fashion heels not permitted.
  • Long-sleeved shirt or jacket. Motorcycle specific jacket recommended.
  • Long non-flared durable pants (motorcycle specific recommended) without any rips or holes.
  • Full fingered leather gloves. Motorcycle street specific recommended. Mechanic style and off-road gloves are not permitted.
 
Sucessful Completion of the Class

 

There is not guarantee you will successfully complete the class as that will be based on your physical and mental skills. We are committed to doing everything we can to make this an enjoyable, fun, and safe learning experience. However, keep in mind that motorcycling is not for everyone. Successful completion of the class does not guarantee your safety as a motorcyclist.

 

Ready to sign up?

 

Call us at (530) 662-0798. Phone registration will be by credit card only.

 

Register early to reserve your space!

 

Questions about the range? Call (916) 759-6270

 

Location: Woodland Adult Education Room F12 and Pioneer High School Parking Lot

 

 

 

 

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Motorcycle Course in Session